The Utility Commission consists of five (5) citizen members who serve for a five (5) year term. The Village President, Finance Director, Director of Public Works, Village Administrator and the Utilities Contracted Operations Manager regularly attend the meetings of the Utility Commission. Commission members are appointed by the Village Board in October.
Members of the Utility Commission
Kevin Coffey - Chairperson - Current Term 2021-2026 Email: Kcoffey238@gmail.com
Michael Vanden Berg - Village President - Terms ends 2024
Ken Verstegen - Current Term - 2023 - 2028
Tom Buchholz - Current Term - 2021-2024
Jessica Schultz - Current Term - 2022-2027
Duties of the Utility Commission
Command the services of the Village Engineer and Utility Manager and may employ and fix the compensation of such subordinate agents and employees as it deems necessary.
Makes all necessary rules for its proceedings and for the government and management of the Village of Little Chute Water Utility, Water Plant and system and shall keep the necessary books of accounts and records in a manner and form prescribed by the Public Service Commission.
The Commission shall supervise all extensions and improvements of said water works plant and systems.
The Commission is given power to contract directly for expenditures required in operating said utility and the further power to contract directly for extensions, additions and improvements but not without approval of the Village Board if such expenditures require the Commission or the Village to borrow money or to levy a tax.
Approve payment of vouchers.
Additional responsibilities as outlined in the Village Code of Ordinances.